vCenter Host Gateway is distributed as a virtual appliance in OVF format that you can deploy by using the vSphere Web Client.


To deploy the vCenter Host Gateway appliance you must start the deployment wizard from the vSphere Web Client.


Specify the location where the source of OVF template resides.


The OVF template details page of the Deploy OFV Template wizard display available information about the .ovf file.


The Accept License Agreements page of the Deploy OFV Template wizard appears only if license agreements are packaged with the OVF template.


When you deploy an OVF template, you provide a unique name for the virtual machine or vApp. The name can contain up to 80 characters. You can select a data center or folder location for the virtual machine.


Select the location to store the files for the deployed vCenter Host Gateway template.


Set up and configure the networks the deployed OVF templates use. The Setup networks page page of the Deploy OVF Template wizard allows you to map source networks to target networks and to specify settings for those networks.


Customize the deployment properties of the template. vCenter Host Gateway appliance has specific options that you must set during the deployment.


Review the details of the vCenter Host Gateway appliance configuration and complete the deployment process.